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National Preparedness Month 2020: Teach Youth About Preparedness

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

Week four of National Preparedness Month reminds us to include the whole family in disaster planning—including children and youth. Getting them involved in planning provides both reassurance and the opportunity for everyone in the family to get on the same page about what to do in case of emergency.

Ready.gov provides a host of resources for different ages including sample family communications plans, games to practice preparing for a disaster, and opportunities for teens to get involved in their community.


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